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Gay New Year's circuit parties in Mexico and Atlanta defy COVID health precautions

Gay New Year's circuit parties in Mexico and Atlanta defy COVID health precautions

By Jim Provenzano

In events that have been harshly criticized, hundreds of gay men, many from California, traveled to circuit parties near Puerto Vallarta, Mexico and in Atlanta over the New Year's Eve holiday week.

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By Gregg Shapiro | December 22, 2020

The filmed version David Pevsner's one-man show, Musical Comedy Whore (Breaking Glass Pictures), is indeed a musical. As for the "whore" part, Pevsner goes into great detail about his sexual exploits, including his time as a male escort.

By Jim Piechota | December 8, 2020

Tucson, Arizona author David Gilmore, who is also a photographer, filmmaker, and former radio show host, offers more than just dirty sex stories in his latest book, 'Tail in Two Cities.'


By Jim Provenzano | November 28, 2020

Five new and recent books on gay pornography explore the making and enjoyment of erotic films and videos, from their early days to today, with performer and director interviews, and the diaries of director Bruce La Bruce.

By Cynthia Laird | September 18, 2020

In a continuing effort to receive support from readers, the Bay Area Reporter has launched its membership program.


By Jim Provenzano | July 20, 2020

Before he directed 'Buddies,' the first AIDS-themed gay feature film, filmmaker Arthur Bresson, Jr.'s early films documented Gay Freedom Day parades and idealized sexuality in San Francisco's 1970s.

By Matthew S. Bajko | July 15, 2020

After 43 years in business, gay bathhouse The Watergarden in San Jose has closed for good due to the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.


By Race Bannon | June 30, 2020

It is bittersweet that I am announcing I will no longer be writing this column. The legacy of this column is something I have tried to honor by elevating discourse about LGBTQ adventurous sex and the cultures and relationships they spawn.

By Race Bannon | June 16, 2020

How does one have sex without having been sheltered in place exclusively with someone? How does one have sex when the virus is potentially passed by the most casual of unmasked contacts?


By Race Bannon | June 2, 2020

Dixie De La Tour is the founder and host of the renowned Bawdy Storytelling shows. "We are, as a species, addicted to story," she says. "Even when the body goes to sleep, the mind stays up all night, telling itself stories."

By Race Bannon | May 19, 2020

"How are you dealing with all this?" is a frequent questions. 'This' of course being the pandemic and the sudden restrictions it has put on our lives. And surprisingly, many of us are doing okay.


By Race Bannon | May 4, 2020

What constitutes being a kinkster? In what way is being a leather person different from being kinky? With the ever-growing categories of emerging sex subcultures, how do we clearly demarcate someone's sexual identity? Is that even important?

By Michael Yamashita | May 1, 2020

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